Live Updates

  • 4:55 PM IST

  • 4:55 PM IST
    Rajasthan Municipal Election 2019 LIVE: Congress wins 961 seats, BJP- 737 seats. 386 Independent candidates have also won the local body elections.
  • 3:35 PM IST
    Rajasthan Municipal Election 2019 LIVE: As per the state election department data available till 1.30 pm, 753 candidates of the Congress have won, followed by 590 of the BJP, 14 of the BSP and 2 of the CPIM. As many as 312 Independent candidates have also emerged winners.
  • 3:35 PM IST
    Rajasthan Municipal Election 2019 LIVE: The ruling Congress was leading in most of the 49 civic bodies in Rajasthan where elections were held last week to elect more than 2,000 councillors.


  • 3:10 PM IST
    Rajasthan Municipal Election 2019 LIVE: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said in a tweet, “The results of the civic elections which have been held today are pleasant. After the Zilla Parishad by-election, Panchayati Raj by-election and Vidhan Sabha (Mandawa, Khivansar) by-election, the people of the state gave their support to the public welfare schemes and development works of our government.


    “Sensitive, accountable and transparent governance and our commitment to provide good governance have been strengthened further. I thank all the voters and congratulate the Congress Party workers, officials and the winning candidates.”
  • 3:08 PM IST
    Rajasthan Municipal Election 2019 LIVE: According to a report by leading daily, Congress has won 23 seats, BJP 6 seats and others have won 20 seats.
  • 12:33 PM IST
    Rajasthan Municipal Election 2019 LIVE: As per early trends, Congress is leading in majority of the districts including Baran, Barmer, Chittorgarh, Jaisalmer, Jhunjhunu, Kota etc.
  • 12:32 PM IST
    Rajasthan Municipal Election 2019 LIVE: According to a News18 report, the results have been announced for 29 out of 49 local bodies. The Congress has bagged 17 local bodies while the BJP has won six.
  • 10:59 AM IST
    Rajasthan Municipal Election 2019 LIVE: At present, of the total 49 municipal bodies, BJP and the Congress hold 21 each while the rest seven are held by others.
  • 8:41 AM IST

    Rajasthan Municipal Election 2019 LIVE: The polling to elect nearly 2,100 ward councillors took place on November 16. The overall voter turnout was recorded to be 71.53 per cent.

Jaipur: The counting of votes for elections to 49 municipal bodies in Rajasthan took place on Tuesday amid heavy security. The Congress won 961 seats while BJP bagged 737 wards. Independent candidates also registered victory in 386 seats.

A total of 7,944 candidates are in the fray in 49 civic bodies of the state.

The main parties that contested were Congress and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Both parties had claimed that they would win the election and get enough seats to have their candidate as the new chairman.

The polling to elect nearly 2,100 ward councillors took place on November 16. The overall voter turnout was recorded to be 71.53 per cent.

As per the commission, 72 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the elections, with a maximum of 91.67 per cent turnout in Nasirabad municipality of Ajmer district. Udaipur Municipal Corporation recorded the lowest turnout at 53 per cent, the state election commission had said.

In 2014, when BJP’s Vasundhara Raje was the CM of the state, 43 municipal bodies had witnessed election and the saffron party had registered a convincing victory by emerging victorious on 37 municipal bodies. The Congress, on the other hand, had managed to win only six municipal bodies then.

At present, of the total 49 municipal bodies, BJP and the Congress hold 21 each while the rest seven are held by others.

Meanwhile, the election for chairman and deputy chairman of local bodies will be held on November 26 and 27 respectively.